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with four more years. president obama re-elected to a second term, clinching ohio to get the electoral votes needed to defeat mitt romney. good evening, everyone. >> it is the pivotal night in america. and a crucial night here in california. the presidential race is over but many races here in the bay area are still in play at this late hour. on the bottom of your screen, you'll notice a ticker, an nbc ticker, with all the current local results. >> we have team live coverage for you on the presidential race and the other issues on the ballots. jean elle with a who's who in san francisco. david trujillo is in san jose. and sam brock is here to sort through the facts with us. >> let's start with jean elle with the celebration in san francisco, with a lot of supporters. >> reporter: this is a party for senator dianne feinstein. she won re-election tonight. but many supporters had tv screens on. and every time there was good news about president obama, they would cheer, applauding what was happening on the other side of the nation. senator feinstein says her victory is important. but the preside
handed in their ballots. and president obama and mitt romney split the votes. the first ever tie in dixville notch. many more ballots will be cast tomorrow. nbc's steve handelsman is live in cincinnati, ohio, to show us the last day of the presidential campaigns. and they were doozies. >> reporter: jessica, thanks. dixville notch in a battleground state in a tie. that tells you a lot about the 2012 election. good evening from cincinnati. this state, ohio, could be the state that decides the ection tomorrow or whenever it's decided. and that means today the voters of ohio got the most attention. mitt romney's final ohio rally filled a hangar in columbus with 10,000 screaming supporters. >> now let's make sure that everyone we know gets out to vote on tuesday. >> reporter: earlier, introduced by bruce springsteen and jay-z. >> hello, ohio! are you fired up? >> reporter: president obama held his final ohio event in columbus. an estimated 15,000 supporters and a pitch aimed at ohio. >> i'm proud we saved the auto industry. but i'm even prouder that we're making better cars now. >> th
, he spoke up for president obama, trying to help in the swing state. governor mitt romney is trying to hold down iowa. a battleground state where he has followed behind five points in the latest poll. >> with the vote of the people of iowa, we can't lose. >> reporter: the candidates cross paths within hours of each other as they barn storm to iowa and six other states making their final arguments in the last weekend of this campaign. while the president was joined by musicians john mellen camp and katy perry, governor romney got a boost. >> this is what you hear when you're in a nascar race. >> reporter: with only two more days of campaigning left, the candidates are just beginning their blitz of the battleground states. brian moore, nbc news, washington. >>> "the new york times" blogger studies all the polls and he says the latest statistic shows president obama leading in 19 out of the 20 swing state polls. silver predicted the 2008 election correctly in 49 out of the 50 states. he said there is a 16% chance that the state polls could be wrong and governor romney will win the race
spending on january one. president obama and leaders met today to come up with a solution. both sides say they're willing to compromise at this point. they plan to meet again after thanksgiving. >>> and olympic athletes from northern california were honored tonight in santa clara. they were the guest of honor at a congressional reception for northern california olympic athletes, among those being honored, marty malloy, who won a bronze medal. >> everyone is there cheering for you with all the american flags. at that moment, you just feel so proud, and it is a moment i'll love forever. >> we're having a great time so i'm glad to be invited. >> also kelly crowley showed off her four olympic medals tonight. not bad. listen to this, she competed in two olympic games, in athenss and london, she won two goals in swimming before switching to cycling. she picked up two bronze medals for that. and take a look at this, president obama having fun with a member of the women's gymnastic team, silver medallist, mckayla maroney. he imitated her not impressed look. the look was captured at the ceremony i
the surf again. >>> just ahead president obama tours the jersey shore that was devastated by the superstorm. >> everything's ruined. >> and how the recovery is going. and how it's just beginning for many people. >>> billions meant to help tsunami victims in japan. find out how the spending was exposed. >>> the parade might be over. but there's one order of business for barry zito and sergio romo. it happens tomorrow here on nbc bay area. details ahead. ♪ i'd like to thank eating right, whole grain, multigrain cheerios! my bowl, my spoons! mom, are those my jeans? [ female announcer ] people who choose more whole grain tend to weigh less than those who don't. multigrain cheerios has whole grain and 110 delicious calories. ...more grains. less you! multigrain cheerios in multi-grain cheerios peanut butter. >>> take a look. new video shows three connecticut mansions burning as sandy made landfall on monday night. this video released by the fire department in connecticut. it showed the windy conditions that prevented those firefighters from battling the blaze. first responders evacuated resid
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to shape president obama's hold on pennsylvania. >> the president thinks more government is the answer. no, mr. president, more good jobs, that's the answer. the romney campaign is hoping to claim pennsylvania's 20 electoral votes and redraw the battleground map in the waning hours of the race. but ohio is still looking like the clincher. hours after governor romney was there, the president traveled to the buckeye state to defend his six-point lead. >> who do you trust? look, ohio. you know me by now. >> the final nbc poll before the election shows this race is a statistical dead heat and that increases pressure for both campaigns to get out the vote on tuesday. but first, the candidates are gearing up for one final sprint on the long road to the white house. the president's in wisconsin and doubling down on ohio on monday. ro governor romney is making his arguments in florida, virginia and new hampshire. brooke brian moore, nbc news, washington. >>> many california teachers spent their sunday rallies for proposition 30 here in california which would prevent billions of dollars in cuts of
. >>> it is official. president obama can claim victory in florida. the state finished counting the votes yesterday. they say the president won by 74,000 votes, less than 1%. >>> still to come, an age-old question, are there ghosts out there? we followed two bay area research teams. >>> another cold night, freezing temperatures in some areas. how long will they last? plus weather and sports coming up. >>> welcome back to nbc bay area. busy day for sports in the bay area. let's get straight to the action with some college football. who else the cal bears taking on oregon. third quarter, bears trail by a touch down. allen is intercepted by campbell. the next play, marcus finds josh for a 35-yard strike. he got three touchdowns. six were thrown today. they never look back and win 59-17. >>> stanford hosting oregon state. 23-14 in this one at this point. seconds left in the third. kevin hogan in his first start. stephane taylor and he's not going to stop. this arm keeps going. 40-yard touchdown. stanford within two. fourth quarter after a fumble, stanford gets the chance to take over. hogan finds zach
in myanmar earlier today. president obama is the first sitting american president to visit that country. the obama administration strongly supports democratic reforms there. the president is meeting with myanmar's reformist president and advocates. >>> today was the anniversary of the jonestown massacre. for the first time family members could gather at an official permanent memorial. in a brief service at oakland's evergreen ceremony, they unveiled four stone panels engraved with the names of all who kind november 18th, 1978. not everyone is happy about one name, james jones. jones is the san francisco minister responsibility for the mass suicide in guyana. >> horrific. we lived that tragedy. my family. many people never got over it and now we have to see the insult. >> mof the survivors see the memorial as a critical step in healing. more than 400 jonestown victims are buried at ever green. it was the only cemetery in the united states to accept the bodies. for decades it was marked by one granite stone. >>> in the aftermath of hurricane sandy vice president biden is assuring people i
no criminal record. he applied for president obama's deferred action plan in october, hoping to work illegally. in a statement, i.c.s. says it has immigration enforcement that prioritizes the removal of criminal aliens, recent border crossers and egregious immigration law violators such as those who have been previously removed from the united states, making ruiz a priority. now, ruiz does have a finger print appointment on november 27th related to his deferred action application. his attorney is hoping he will be allowed to attend. >> we'll have to keep an eye on this one. thank you, jean. >>> artist and teacher but not a terrorist. the man whose watch triggered a bomb scare at the oakland airport will not face charges. tsa stopped jeffrey mcgann when he went through security. tsa agents said he was carrying a suspicious device. his attorney says it was a big misunderstanding. his client is known to be eccentric. and the watch is a piece of art. alameda authorities did not press charges. >>> the 49ers beat the bears 32-7. fans will not be celebrating. san francisco police cracking down on dru
bookstore just outside the nation's capital president obama and his daughters were leading by example. >> happy thanksgiving, everybody. >> reporter: thinking small and giving a boost to the small businesses who often get lost in the holiday sales shuffle. >> small businesses are the job creators. two out of every three net new private sector jobs are created by a small business. >> about a third of small business owners say the saturday after thanksgiving is the biggest of their holiday season and that they are thankful for the support of their neighbors. >> willow glen is a very tight community, and we support each other. >> the local guy is -- he's the backbone of america. that's the foundation. it's what america's all about. entrepreneurship. >> great thursday appears to have stolen some of black friday's thunder. retail shopping tracking company shopper track says consumers spent $11.2 billion at retail stores on friday, which is down 1.8% from last year. the company says stores opening their doors on thanksgiving day led to fewer shoppers in stores on friday. >>> well, it looks
rate of 7.9%, both sides are spinning the numbers to their advantage. president obama saying it means the country is heading in the right direction. challenger mitt romney says it is 9 million jobs short of what the president promised. and analysts say they're both right. >> there is no question we've come out of the spring lull where the economy nearly stalled out. and we have apushed further fro that, that is the good news, the bad news is it is still low. >>> and fortunes may rest in ohio, where they will spend days before the election. >>> and a group of bay area residents upset over postal programs, set up a video to catch the criminal. here is nbc bay area jodie hernandez. >> basically, they drive around the neighborhood, they're very quick, in and out. >> reporter: you're looking at evidence gathered as part of operation mail trap. a neighborhood organized sting, set on capturing mail thieves in action. >> we wanted more evidence. we wanted to find out who was doing it. so what we wanted to see, faces, more details about the car. >> reporter: suspecting postal theft in the neig
europe. the edge of the cliffç appearsn newier's eve when bush and obama tax cuts will expire.ç democrats and republicans are talking about it. >> to get a responsible and balanced solution on the fiscal cliff. >> and i won't be solved simply by raisingç taxes or taking a plunge off the fiscal cliff. >> the question is can they come together and solve it. gridlock will lead america right back to recession.ç >> if they do, tax rates go back up, employees on the payroll and all the brackets in the tax cut plan, that's going to suck over $300 billionç out of the econo next year. >> the money can knock down the national debt, but it can knock the u.s. off the road to recovery. the president andç members of congress have less than two months. >> making for a rough ride for investors. >> now, experts also say that democrats and republicans are both motivated to make a deal.ç and that's because near party wants to be blamed for a crisis. reporting live in san francisco, nbc bay area news. >> changes already in the works after theç passage of propositn 30 to see if a sys
a hindrance for president obama as he works with republicans to solve the looming fiscal cliff. she will announce her decision at 7:00 a.m. >>> oakland p.d. officers have a new creed after coming to the rescue of a mother in labor. tonight a reunion with a small recruit and a baby cam that shows how the men in blue stood and delivered. is there a code for a baby on the way? >> i don't think so. and as you know, i cover a lot of stories in oakland. and i've seen these particular officers in different situations. but seeing these officers gush over this baby boy was special. >> i would like to present barry with baby nolan's first official police badge. >> a police badge a bag of goodies and a stuffed animal. three oakland police officers got their first glimpse of a baby boy they helped bring into the world friday night. barry miller, the baby's dad explained what happened. >> got home, a couple blocks, i walked a couple blocks home. when i got in the house, she said she was hurting. >> when they jumped into their car with their 4-year-old son, mom kimberly said she wasn't going to m
initially described the event as a spontaneous fact. rice is considered president obama's first choice for secretary of state when hillary clinton steps down in january. >>> it is tuesday morning in cairo. a little after 9:00 a.m. but overnight, we saw more skirmishes between demonstrators and riot police. a handful of protesters threw rocks. and police fired back with tear gas. the protesters have gathered in tahrir square for a massive protest later today against president mohamed morsi's constitutional decree. the decree grants morsi sweeping, new powers. >>> six killed in oakland during the thanksgiving holiday, from wednesday through just yesterday. oakland surpassed the 2011 homicide total on friday. new at 11:00 tonight, stephanie reports that it could be far worse. >> actions speak louder than words. >> reporter: his audience tonight, new parolees at a hayward halfway house. kevin grant connects with them because he used to be one of them. in and out of prison, like the college friends he grew up with in oakland. but kevin grant wants to rewrite that story. he left his last pri
and barack obama. thyme said it will reveal the winner on december 14th. >>> new at 11:00, plenty of cheers for a football team, there's a catch, they cannot hear the cheers. >> we have the story of a football success from the east bay and boy, they are underdogs aren't they? >> they are the true definition of underdogs. you think of team work and you can find so many examples in sports, but not a story like this. one of true champions in every sense of the word. with every play, some of them a little wild, their confidence soared, even against the bigger teams. >> peopleere not sure we could handle the big boys. nobody on our team is over 200 pounds. >> size was not a challenge, every player on the eagles football team and their coach are deaf. >> we had to adapt. >> in his first year as head coach, he led the team to a 10-2 record, winning the north central two bay league title. beating out seven or schools, none of them dealing with the same disadvantage. >> the boys were excited. we have not beat that school in a long time. >> this year they beat them twice. >> they have got a triple th
phenom, psy, dancing and singing "gangnam style." he's going to do the dance for president obama and everybody else. >>> reminder, storm coverage continues starting at 4:30 in the morning. we'll have the latest traffic and weather trouble spots. and on nbcbayarea.com, as well. thanks for joining us. stay safe, driving tomorrow. [ woman ] ring. ring. progresso. i just served my mother-in-law your chicken noodle soup but she loved it so much... i told her it was homemade. everyone tells a little white lie now and then. but now she wants my recipe [ clears his throat ] [ softly ] she's right behind me isn't she? [ male announcer ] progresso. you gotta taste this soup. of green giant vegetables it's easy to eat like a giant... ♪ and feel like a green giant. ♪ ho ho ho ♪ green giant >> announcer: it's "the tonight show with jay leno," featuring rickey minor and "the tonight show" band. tonight, jay welcomes -- newt gingrich. from "lizard lick towing," repo man, ron shirley. the music of grouplove. and jay looks at "what's trendingomorrow." and now, jay leno! [ cheers and applaus
is scheduled for thursday. . president obama observed veteran's day at arlington national cemetery this morning. he laid a wreath at the tomb of the unknowns. after a moment of silence the president spoke at a remembrance ceremony. they say it was previously known as armistice day to mark the cease fire that ended world war i. then in 1954 congress changed it to veterans day to honor all u.s. military personnel. nearly 2,000 people gathered to mark veterans day. it was especially important to many because the memorial was officially unveiled today. >>> as the nation pays tribute to veterans this weekend, some are paying close attention to those needs of those who have returned the from the war to live on the streets. kimberly tere has more on homeless veterans, their struggles and what is being done about it. >> i'm a homeless vet and that wasn't my plan. i had a good job at one time. humanitarian aid a familiar will and wife and children. >> reporter: he says it was a struggle for him to readjust once he got out of the u.s. navy. after being on the streets, he was able to find help through the
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